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PIX: Madurai village all set for a 'tamed' Jallikattu

Villages in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district are geared up to host Jallikattu, the controversial bull taming game, with many strict restrictions put in place following a Supreme Court order. A Ganesh......

Brinda Karat visits riot-hit TN village amid drama

Amid high drama, Communist Party of India-Marxist politburo member Brinda Karat today visited a village in Madurai district, hit by caste clashes last year, after initially being refused permission......

'We'll let loose 300 bulls. What'll the cops do?'

A day before the Tamil harvest festival Pongal, Alanganallur village, 18 km from Madurai district, is abuzz with festive anticipation.A huge mandap greets you in the village centre. At least a......

Rural TN protests against bull fight ban

Hundreds of villagers in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu continued their fast for the second day on Monday, in protest against Supreme Court's ban on Jallikattu, the traditional bull fight, during......

Four children die as school gate collapses

Four students were killed and seven injured in Virudhunagar in Madurai district on Friday when their school's gate collapsed.Thestudents were swinging on the gate when it came off the hinges.Three......

Once an export hub, Tirupur is today a ghost town

The streets of Tirupur are deserted, most of the shops are closed. A passer by explains, "The shops are shut due to the bandh in Madurai where 6 people were killed in communal violence." Another......

Umpire Ward stable after blow to head during Ranji match

Australian umpire John Ward is stable after sustaining a blow to the head while officiating in India's Ranji Trophy on Tuesday. Ward was struck in the head in the 48th over from a full-blooded shot......

Pinki Pramanik's gender test inconclusive

The gender of Asian Games gold medalist Pinki Pramanik could not be established at the Barasat General Hospital, as it does not have the facility. The case may bereferred to the better equipped......

No sex determination test on Pinki Pramanik so far

A sex determination test on Asian Games gold medalist Pinki Pramanik, who is in judicial custody accused of rape and of being a 'male', could not take place on Monday with the police insisting it......
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Cop killed after van carrying AIADMK cadres rams his bike

Madurai: A constable attached to the Armed Reserve Police battalion in the district was killed in a road accident in Usilampatti on Wednesday... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/Cop-killed-after-van-carrying-AIADMK-cadres-rams-his-bike/articleshow/52036367.cms
Three of family killed in accident

Madurai: Three members of a family, including a four-year-old boy, were killed in Virudhunagar on Thursday morning. Based on a complaint, a case... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/Three-of-family-killed-in-accident/articleshow/52036317.cms
NGT Stays Road Expansion Near Meghamalai Sanctury

CHENNAI: In a blow to the Highways department, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) South Zone Bench on Thursday stayed the widening of a stretch of... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/NGT-Stays-Road-Expansion-Near-Meghamalai-Sanctury/2016/04/29/article3405935.ece
Disgruntled DMK man files nomination

DMK’s S. Rajaram filed his nomination on Thursday as an Independent candidate from Madurai East constituency allegedly over his disgruntlement... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/disgruntled-dmk-man-files-nomination/article8535209.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Memory flooded with unkept promises

People exposed to hardships due to poor road infrastructure, lack of hygiene The November 2015 floods that ravaged Thoothukudi will cast its... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/memory-flooded-with-unkept-promises/article8535374.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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